Brace yourself – as the lights turn green, Rita powers you straight to 100kph in just 2.5 seconds, putting your body through 4.5G. At lightning pace, Rita navigates every twist and turn of the track, as you break free from the clutches of the Dark Forest.

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Escape the Dark Forest!

Ride Information

Ride Information

Ride Stats



Dark Forest



Top speed




Track Length


Can you ride?

You must be at least 1.4m to ride.



Rita is the ultimate rollercoaster for speed freaks! From a standing start, hold onto your eyeballs as you're catapulted from 0 to 100km/ph in just two and a half seconds!

Unknown Facts

  • Riders on Rita experience a maximum G force of 4.7
  • Rita is all about speed... riders are accelerated from 0 to 100km/h (62.1 mph) in just over 2 seconds. That's fast!
  • 1,150 people can ride Rita every hour.
  • Rita's maximum speed is 62.1 mph.

Take your word for it

Peter Moore ‏@ConwyCobbler Jul 5

#rita my 2nd ever ride @altontowers just look at the fear and pain. Did I leave something behind. Like my stomach?

Ryan David Walker ‏@Ryza_Walker 17 Oct

For the Rita fans out there, here's a little pic!!! It's a bit quick...#AltonTowers #Rita

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